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Lake Malawi (Nyasa)


Table 1
Surface Area 
Volume8400 km3
Maximum Depth706 m
Mean Depth292 m
Shoreline Length245 km
Photo of Lake Malawi

Photo: H. Bootsma

Table 2
Latitude12°00' S
Longitude34°54' E
Altitude500 m
CountryMalawi, Mozambique, Tanzania
Table 3
Catchment Area6593 km2
Residence Time 
Freezing PeriodNone 
Mixing Type 
Location of Lake Malawi

Location of the Lake